North Korea says U.S. drills have pushed scenario to ‘excessive red-line’ -KCNA

SEOUL, Feb 2 (Reuters) – North Korea’s International Ministry mentioned on Thursday that drills by the US and its allies have pushed the scenario to an “excessive red-line” and threaten to show the peninsula right into a “big battle arsenal and a extra essential battle zone.” The assertion, carried by state information company KCNA, mentioned … Read more

North Korea calls U.S. pledge of tanks to Ukraine ‘unethical crime’

SEOUL, Jan 29 (Reuters) – North Korea on Sunday criticized for a second day a U.S. determination to ship tanks to Ukraine, calling it an “unethical crime” geared toward perpetuating an unstable worldwide state of affairs. Washington’s allegations that North Korea has supplied arms to Russia are a “groundless rumor” to justify its personal army … Read more

North Korea locks down capital metropolis over ‘respiratory sickness’

SEOUL, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Authorities within the North Korean capital Pyongyang have ordered a five-day lockdown as a result of rising circumstances of an unspecified respiratory sickness, the Russian embassy and Seoul-based NK Information reported on Wednesday, citing a authorities discover. The discover, shared by the embassy on its Fb web page, mentioned {that … Read more

Explainer: Why Japan is looking for navy ties past its U.S. ally

TOKYO, Jan 13 (Reuters) – Earlier than assembly President Joe Biden in Washington D.C., Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida visited Italy, France, Britain and Canada, partially to forge safety ties that might assist it fend off China, North Korea and Russia. ROUGH NEIGHBOURHOOD In June, Japan’s defence minister on the time, Nobuo Kishi, stated his … Read more

South Korea’s Yoon warns of ending army pact after North drone intrusion

SEOUL, Jan 4 (Reuters) – South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol stated on Wednesday he would contemplate suspending a 2018 inter-Korean army pact if the North violates its airspace once more, his workplace stated, amid stress over a current intrusion by North Korean drones. Yoon made the remark after being briefed on countermeasures to North Korean … Read more

North Korea’s Kim sacks No. 2 army official

SEOUL, Jan 2 (Reuters) – North Korea has sacked Pak Jong Chon, the second strongest army official after chief Kim Jong Un, state media reported. Pak, vice chairman of the Central Navy Fee of the ruling Employees’ Social gathering and a secretary of the occasion’s Central Committee, was changed by Ri Yong Gil on the … Read more

Yoon says South Korea, U.S. discussing workouts utilizing nuclear property

SEOUL, Jan 2 (Reuters) – South Korea and america are discussing doable joint planning and workouts utilizing U.S. nuclear property within the face of North Korea’s rising nuclear and missile threats, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol mentioned in a newspaper interview. The Chosun Ilbo newspaper quoted Yoon as saying the joint planning and workouts can … Read more

Kim Jong Un orders new ICBM, greater nuclear arsenal

SEOUL, Jan 1 (Reuters) – North Korean chief Kim Jong Un known as for growing new intercontinental ballistic missiles and a bigger nuclear arsenal to counter U.S.-led threats, state media stated on Sunday, amid flaring stress between the rival Koreas. At a gathering of the ruling Employees’ Get together, Kim highlighted the necessity to safe … Read more

Unique: US says Russia’s Wagner Group purchased North Korean weapons for Ukraine conflict

WASHINGTON, Dec 22 (Reuters) – The personal Russian navy firm, the Wagner Group, took supply of an arms cargo from North Korea to assist bolster Russian forces in Ukraine, an indication of the group’s increasing function in that battle, the White Home mentioned on Thursday. “Wagner is looking out all over the world for arms … Read more

North Korea slams Japan’s navy buildup, vows counteraction

SEOUL, Dec 20 (Reuters) – North Korea on Tuesday condemned Japan’s deliberate navy buildup outlined Tokyo’s new safety technique, vowing to point out with motion how harmful it’s, state media mentioned. The remarks by a spokesperson of Pyongyang’s overseas ministry got here days after Japan unveiled its greatest navy build-up since World Warfare Two as … Read more